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  • Johnston Canyon and Ink Pots

    Today I am grateful for a beautiful hike into Johnston Canyon and the Ink Pots.  The mountains are a beautiful way to clear your head while getting some much needed exercise 🙂 Not much can be said to describe how… Read More ›

  • Bow Valley Trail to Canmore

    We have been enjoying brunch at our favorite restaurant in Canmore for a couple of years now and we’ll take any excuse to head out there. With temperatures reaching 20 degrees in Calgary and the mountains today, it was a… Read More ›

  • 30 Days Alcohol Free

    Well, yesterday marked the last day of my self inflicted 30 day alcohol free challenge. I’m pretty darn proud that I went a whole 30 days without taking one sip of anything containing alcohol. Let me tell you, these 30… Read More ›

  • Riding Season Has Begun

    In Alberta, riding season comes a little early. Bikes have been on the road since March, including mine. Hubby’s first ride was on March 20. There was still some snow and ice in shadier areas but the sun was out,… Read More ›

  • My 30 Day Alcohol Free Challenge

    Yesterday marked day 1 of my 30 day challenge to go alcohol free.  You’re probably thinking “What’s the big deal?  It’s only 30 days!”  Well, for me it kind of is a big deal.  For the past 10 years or… Read More ›

  • Happy St. Patrick’s Day

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  A day of world-wide celebration of Irish culture that honors St Patrick, one of Ireland’s patron saints who ministered Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century. A day where we folks in Canada wear green clothes… Read More ›

  • Christian Dior at The Glenbow

    After visiting the Glenbow Museum, I am now convinced that I was born in the wrong era. The Dior exhibit includes some of the most beautiful apparel that was created by French designer Christian Dior from 1947 to 1957. You’ll… Read More ›

  • Happy International Women’s Day!

    Today I am grateful to be celebrating the incredible women who have and will continue to make extraordinary changes in our world. Feel empowered and remember to empower others!

  • Happy Pancake Day

    Today is Shrove Tuesday (AKA Pancake Day).  It’s a day of the year that I always look forward to because, well… pancakes for dinner, that’s why! A little history: Shrove Tuesday/Pancake Day falls on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday.  Ash… Read More ›